# The Number 216: Properties and Meanings

Prime Factors of

**216**=

2x

2x

2x

3x

3x

3.

**216** is a

16-gonal Number.

**216** is a

73-gonal Number.

**216** is an

Abundant Number.

There are

**216** Fixed Hexominoes.

**216** is the smallest cube that can be written as the sum of three cubes.

**216**=

2x

108.

The letters in the Shemhamphoresh equal

**216** in number.

In the film

*Pi*, Max becomes obsessed with a

**216**-digit number in his quest to find the numeric equation behind existence, and is told by a group of Hasidic Jews that it represents the true name of God.

The

**216** colors formed by a

6×

6×

6 color cube are sometimes known as the "web-safe color palette".

"

**216**" is song by the British based band: Meet Me at Midnight.

**216** Kleopatra is a Main belt asteroid named after Cleopatra, the Queen of Egypt.

### The Year 216 AD

In the year

**216** AD Cao Cao became King of Wei.

In the year

**216** AD the Baths of Caracalla in Rome are completed.

In the year

**216** AD the basilica of Leptis Magna, ordered by Septimus Severus, was completed.